The founder of BYU men’s volleyball will be enshrined alongside the other great Cougar players and coaches.
Former BYU head coach Carl McGown was recently selected to be inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame.
McGown in his 14 seasons as the head coach built the BYU program from a club team to an annual nationally ranked team before retiring in 2002. The coach also guided to the team to NCAA championships in 1999 and 2001 and was named the AVCA National Coach of the Year twice.
Two former head coaches who led teams to NCAA men’s volleyball national championships will be on first-year BYU head coach Chris McGown’s staff for the upcoming season.
Mike Wilton and Carl McGown will be assistant coaches for the Cougars men’s volleyball team during the 2012 season, the BYU athletics department announced Thursday.
Chris McGown can’t help but have a little flashback every time he enters his BYU coaching office.
As a teenager McGown would run into the same office every week to visit his father, Carl McGown the BYU men’s volleyball head coach. Almost 25 years later it is now the son working out that office — and just like his father working to coach BYU to a NCAA championship.
The Cougars in June hired McGown, an assistant coach with the BYU women’s volleyball team, to become the new head coach of the BYU men’s volleyball team.